9781560911999

Fundamentals of Vehicle Dynamics

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    9781560911999

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    1560911999

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/1992
  • Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers
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Table of Contents

Introduction
1(20)
Dawn of the Motor Vehicle Age
1(4)
Introduction to Vehicle Dynamics
5(2)
Fundamental Approach to Modeling
7(4)
Lumped Mass
7(1)
Vehicle Fixed Coordinate System
8(1)
Motion Variables
8(1)
Earth Fixed Coordinate System
9(1)
Euler Angles
10(1)
Forces
10(1)
Newton's Second Law
10(1)
Dynamic Axle Loads
11(3)
Static Loads on Level Ground
13(1)
Low-Speed Acceleration
13(1)
Loads on Grades
13(1)
Example Problems
14(5)
References
19(2)
Acceleration Performance
21(24)
Power-Limited Acceleration
21(11)
Engines
21(2)
Power Train
23(5)
Automatic Transmissions
28(4)
Example Problems
32(3)
Traction-Limited Acceleration
35(5)
Transverse Weight Shift due to Drive Torque
35(4)
Traction Limits
39(1)
Example Problems
40(2)
References
42(3)
Braking Performance
45(34)
Basic Equations
45(3)
Constant Deceleration
46(1)
Deceleration with Wind Resistance
47(1)
Energy/Power
48(1)
Braking Forces
48(2)
Rolling Resistance
48(1)
Aerodynamic Drag
49(1)
Driveline Drag
49(1)
Grade
50(1)
Brakes
50(4)
Brake Factor
51(3)
Tire-Road Friction
54(3)
Velocity
56(1)
Inflation Pressure
57(1)
Vertical Load
57(1)
Example Problems
57(2)
Federal Requirements for Braking Performance
59(1)
Brake Proportioning
60(7)
Anti-Lock Brake Systems
67(2)
Braking Efficiency
69(2)
Rear Wheel Lockup
71(3)
Pedal Force Gain
74(1)
Example Problem
75(1)
References
76(3)
Road Loads
79(46)
Aerodynamics
79(31)
Mechanics of Air Flow Around a Vehicle
79(5)
Pressure Distribution on a Vehicle
84(3)
Aerodynamic Forces
87(1)
Drag Components
88(5)
Aerodynamics Aids
93(1)
Bumper Spoilers
93(1)
Air Dams
94(1)
Deck Lid Spoilers
94(1)
Window and Pillar Treatments
95(1)
Optimization
95(2)
Drag
97(1)
Air Density
97(1)
Drag Coefficient
98(3)
Side Force
101(2)
Lift Force
103(1)
Pitching Moment
103(1)
Yawing Moment
104(1)
Rolling Moment
105(1)
Crosswind Sensitivity
106(4)
Rolling Resistance
110(8)
Factors Affecting Rolling Resistance
111(1)
Tire Temperature
111(1)
Tire Inflation Pressure/Load
112(1)
Velocity
113(1)
Tire Material and Design
114(2)
Tire Slip
116(1)
Typical Coefficients
116(2)
Total Road Loads
118(3)
Fuel Economy Effects
120(1)
Example Problems
121(2)
References
123(2)
Ride
125(70)
Excitation Sources
126(20)
Road Roughness
126(6)
Tire/Wheel Assembly
132(6)
Driveline Excitation
138(5)
Engine/Transmission
143(3)
Vehicle Response Properties
146(35)
Suspension Isolation
147(7)
Example Problem
154(1)
Suspension Stiffness
154(2)
Suspension Damping
156(3)
Active Control
159(5)
Wheel Hop Resonances
164(2)
Suspension Nonlinearities
166(2)
Rigid Body Bounce/Pitch Motions
168(4)
Bounce/Pitch Frequencies
172(6)
Special Cases
178(1)
Example Problem
178(3)
Perception of Ride
181(8)
Tolerance to Seat Vibrations
181(6)
Other Vibration Forms
187(2)
Conclusion
189(1)
References
189(6)
Steady-State Cornering
195(42)
Introduction
195(1)
Low-Speed Turning
196(2)
High-Speed Cornering
198(11)
Tire Cornering Forces
198(1)
Cornering Equations
199(3)
Understeer Gradient
202(2)
Characteristic Speed
204(1)
Critical Speed
204(1)
Lateral Acceleration Gain
205(1)
Yaw Velocity Gain
205(1)
Sideslip Angle
206(2)
Static Margin
208(1)
Suspension Effects on Cornering
209(17)
Roll Moment Distribution
210(7)
Camber Change
217(3)
Roll Steer
220(1)
Lateral Force Compliance Steer
221(2)
Aligning Torque
223(1)
Effect of Tractive Forces on Cornering
223(3)
Summary of Understeer Effects
226(1)
Experimental Measurement of Understeer Gradient
227(4)
Constant Radius Method
227(2)
Constant Speed Method
229(2)
Example Problems
231(4)
References
235(2)
Suspensions
237(38)
Solid Axles
238(3)
Hotchkiss
238(1)
Four Link
239(1)
De Dion
240(1)
Independent Suspensions
241(7)
Trailing Arm Suspension
241(1)
SLA Front Suspension
242(1)
MacPherson Strut
243(1)
Multi-Link Rear Suspension
244(1)
Trailing-Arm Rear Suspension
245(1)
Semi-Trailing Arm
245(2)
Swing Axle
247(1)
Anti-Squat and Anti-Pitch Suspension Geometry
248(6)
Equivalent Trailing Arm Analysis
248(2)
Rear Solid Drive Axle
250(2)
Independent Rear Drive
252(1)
Front Solid Drive Axle
253(1)
Independent Front-Drive Axle
253(1)
Four-Wheel Drive
254(1)
Anti-Dive Suspension Geometry
254(2)
Example Problems
256(1)
Roll Center Analysis
257(12)
Solid Axle Roll Centers
259(1)
Four-Link Rear Suspension
259(1)
Three-Link Rear Suspension
260(1)
Four-Link with Parallel Arms
261(1)
Hotchkiss Suspension
262(1)
Independent Suspension Roll Centers
263(1)
Positive Swing Arm Geometry
264(1)
Negative Swing Arm Geometry
265(1)
Parallel Horizontal Links
266(1)
Inclined Parallel Links
267(1)
MacPherson Strut
267(1)
Swing Axle
268(1)
Active Suspensions
269(5)
Suspension Categories
269(1)
Functions
270(1)
Performance
271(3)
References
274(1)
The Steering System
275(34)
Introduction
275(1)
The Steering Linkages
275(4)
Steering Geometry Error
279(3)
Toe Change
280(1)
Roll Steer
281(1)
Front Wheel Geometry
282(2)
Steering System Forces and Moments
284(7)
Vertical Force
286(3)
Lateral Force
289(1)
Tractive Force
290(1)
Aligning Torque
291(1)
Rolling Resistance and Overturning Moments
291(1)
Steering System Models
291(2)
Examples of Steering System Effects
293(4)
Steering Ratio
293(1)
Understeer
294(1)
Braking Stability
295(2)
Influence of Front-Wheel Drive
297(4)
Driveline Torque About the Steer Axis
297(2)
Influence of Tractive Force on Tire Cornering Stiffness
299(1)
Influence of Tractive Force on Aligning Moment
300(1)
Fore/Aft Load Transfer
300(1)
Summary of FWD Understeer Influences
300(1)
Four-Wheel Steer
301(4)
Low-Speed Turning
301(2)
High-Speed Cornering
303(2)
References
305(4)
Rollover
309(26)
Quasi-Static Rollover of a Rigid Vehicle
310(4)
Quasi-Static Rollover of a Suspended Vehicle
314(3)
Transient Rollover
317(10)
Simple Roll Models
318(4)
Yaw-Roll Models
322(2)
Tripping
324(3)
Accident Experience
327(4)
References
331(4)
Tires
335(42)
Tire Construction
336(1)
Size and Load Rating
337(1)
Terminology and Axis System
338(2)
Mechanics of Force Generation
340(2)
Tractive Properties
342(5)
Vertical Load
344(1)
Inflation Pressure
345(1)
Surface Friction
345(1)
Speed
346(1)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
346(1)
Cornering Properties
347(8)
Slip Angle
348(4)
Tire Type
352(1)
Load
353(1)
Inflation Pressure
354(1)
Size and Width
354(1)
Tread Design
354(1)
Other Factors
355(1)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
355(1)
Camber Thrust
355(4)
Tire Type
356(2)
Load
358(1)
Inflation Pressure
358(1)
Tread Design
359(1)
Other Factors
359(1)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
359(1)
Aligning Moment
359(4)
Slip Angle
360(1)
Path Curvature
361(1)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
362(1)
Combined Braking and Cornering
363(4)
Friction Circle
364(2)
Variables
366(1)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
366(1)
Conicity and Ply Steer
367(2)
Relevance to Vehicle Performance
369(1)
Durability Forces
369(2)
Tire Vibrations
371(4)
References
375(2)
Appendix A - SAE J670e - Vehicle Dynamics Terminology 377(36)
Appendix B - SAE J6a - Ride and Vibration Data Manual 413(58)
Index 471

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